We Provide Access to Expanded Career Opportunities

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We Support Workers with Job Counseling and Career Track Opportunities

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“When many doors closed on me, Building Skills never gave up on me”

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Good Paying Jobs. Access to Expanded Career Opportunities. Lifting Communities.

Building Skills New York is a not-for-profit organization committed to provide New York residents with good paying jobs at local construction sites in underserved communities. Building Skills connects workers with historically high rates of unemployment and poverty with access to quality training and expanded career opportunities. We are dedicated to developing a skilled workforce, while also helping residents revitalize their neighborhoods.

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Worker Stories

  • Ronald Lawyer

    “I want to succeed and be a role model for my daughter, and I will achieve it because Building Skills has my back” – Ronald Lawyer When Ronald Lawyer, at the time 20 years old and working in the restaurant business...